September 19, 2016

Discomfort During Pregnancy: What’s Normal and What’s Not

Margaret Sullivan, MD, MPH, of McDowell OB/GYN in Marion offers insight into what type of discomfort can be expected during pregnancy, as seen in the latest edition of WNC Parent. Pregnancy is a time full of excitement but can also produce anxiety about what is normal versus problematic. Pregnancy produces both physical and hormonal changes. You will […]

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September 19, 2016

Make the Difference – Welcome to the Give Well Campaign 2016!

We are so excited to launch our Give Well Campaign for this year! You’ve been hearing about it for a while, but did you know that without you, we couldn’t even have a campaign? Your participation in this critically important initiative impacts not only you, but it also affects everyone around you! When you give […]

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September 16, 2016

Knowledge Is Power – Know the Facts About Gynecological Cancer

By Deanna L. Thompson September is National Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to increase your knowledge about the three main types of cancer that can develop in a woman’s reproductive organs: endometrial, ovarian and cervical. In general, your best strategy for preventing these cancers is to make healthy lifestyle choices, know your family […]

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September 14, 2016

Getting into the Fall Routine, Part 2 – Focus on Sleep

By Kate Moore RDN, LDN This is Part 2 of a two-part blog series. Click here to read Part 1. In part 1 of this blog, I discussed ways to get a healthy night’s sleep. This blog focuses on setting a bedtime eating routine. Meals consumed before bed impact the release of melatonin, a sleep-inducing hormone. […]

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September 14, 2016

Giving in Action with Andrea Breazeale

From the time she was a little girl, Andrea Breazeale knew the importance of giving back. Coming from a family of both savers and givers, she knew the value of seeing giving in action in every facet of her life. She watched as both her mom and dad gave not only their money but also […]

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